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Jan 3, 2013 6:00am EST
bet. those young men of learning, they would rhapsodize about spending one evening listening to the father of the constitution old fart. jennings, like part of the wallpaper, was present for hundreds of such discourses. and in the book id felt the thesis that jennings was able to absorb the theoretical underpinning that would support his inmate yearning for freedom and allow him to identify it as a natural right of man. late february 1837, jennings prepared the madison sitting house in washington for future use by the widow, dolley madison. paul jennings had returned to lafayette square for the first time in 20 years. james madison died the previous summer, and dolley decided she would make use of her sitting house in washington and sent jennings ahead to ready the dwelling. it was still february but in anticipation of the new administration, already the talent noise was gathering along with the first frost. they ask for your -- 28 years earlier. jennings took stock of a much altered lafayette square, a block from the madison house, the restored white house now at both the no
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> i placed bets on the future. i started a couple of genetics companies. you know, i tend to put the ball in the game. but it's a good question. of course, i shouldn't be doing it alone. everybody should be doing it. but it requires a conversation i don't think we quite have enough of. >> i hear your question, smallbore, what is innovation reside. and i think it's undeniable that any kind of political economy that we have at present, people who have a vision, get the job done, i comment it for various market failures were failures of imagination whether that's a prototype or whatever tends to be innovative silicon valley business types. there are many, many other examples. people from harvard business school or whatever, who have both the social, the social financial wherewithal to go ahead and start something. as well as a vision to say, you know what, postal service really isn't doing that great of a job. let's think about how to do it a little bit differently. so i think you're right that it would be very interesting to have a tech innovation person here as well, you know, his
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